Monthly Archives: January 2013
On January 25, 2013, Global #gtchat was pleased to host special guests and authors, Ben Curran and Neil Wetherbee from @engaginged. Their soon-to-be published book, Learning in the 21st Century: How to Connect, Collaborate and Create, from Gifted Homeschoolers Forum was the topic for discussion. It was announced by Corin Goodwin, Executive Director at GHF, that the book would be released on February 18th. It will be available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble as a book and also in Kindle and Nook formats. Participants joined us from 14 states and 5 countries! A full transcript can be found at Storify.
Post Script ~ Global #gtchat celebrated its 3rd Birthday on January 22, 2010! Take a look at the transcript from the 2nd chat on the very first day here. Special thanks to Deborah Mersino for having the foresight to start our chat!
Engaging Educators website
Perspectives in Gifted Homeschooling Series from GHF Press
More about Ben and Neil at the Engaging Educators Blog
Engaging Educators Blog
Engaging Educators on Facebook
Engaging Educators on Pinterest
Engaging Education: 2013′s Hottest Trend?
Regional Connections: 2013′s Other Hottest Trend?
Going Global: How to Connect Your Classroom to Schools Around the World
Videos from Engaging Educators
Cybraryman’s ISTE Page
Cybraryman’s Google Docs Page
Cybraryman’s Google Hangouts
This week’s chat centered on Instructional Strategies for Gifted Education. Although there were many more strategies that could have been discussed, we concentrated on Assessment, Grouping, Differentiation, PBL (Problem/Project-based), Socratic Learning & RtI (Response to Intervention). The transcript can be found here.
Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners (Livebinders)
Instructional Strategies for the Gifted (Gifted Dev Ctr) (.pdf)
Tips for Teachers: Successful Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners ( @DavidsonGifted )
Programming Options and Instructional Strategies ( @DukeTIP )
Reading Strategies for Advanced Primary Readers (Kingore) (.pdf)
Gifted Instructional Strategies (Prezi)
Differentiation for High Ability Learners (Slideshare)
The Educator’s Guild from @DavidsonGifted
Assessments from Cybraryman1
Differentiated Instruction from Cybraryman1
Teaching Strategies to Educate Gifted Children (Slideshare)
Project-Based Learning from Cybraryman1
Problem-Based Learning (Creative Thinking) from Cybraryman1
Socratic Seminar from Cybraryman1
Response to Intervention from Cybraryman1
’Instructional Strategies for Gifted Education’ will be our topic for Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT on Twitter, Friday at 6PM CT/7PM ET. Below is a preview of one of the great resources we will be sharing at this chat. Are you a teacher or homeschooler who has a great strategy to share? Join us tomorrow! Are you a parent who has witnessed a great teacher of HA/Gifted students? Join us and share your story.